Tags: alternative

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Burgers and Hip Hop

Two popular things in western society which seem to be both lacking in quality and quantity in Berlin have got to be hamburgers and hip hop music. In the land where minimal techno and döner kebabs reign supreme, the...

Suicide trails – “Selbstmörderfriedhof” and Aokigahara (not for sensitve viewers)

pic source : http://berlintrashstore.tictail.com/product/suicide-cemetery A rather macabre subject, but you would think that when searching for suicide trails there would be more available on the topic, especially for fans of creepy stuff around the world. I for one, am...

The Missing pieces of the Berlin wall

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon by accident what looked to be a an auto repair shop on Chauseestrasse, Mitte. Hidden around the back were several large chunks of what looked to me to be parts of the...

Sitting on an Underground Landmine

When people say that Berlin has an explosive underground, they aren’t just referring to its radical nightlife and its alternative scenes.  The city’s soil itself is liberally peppered with unexploded WWII explosives.  This is a city where everyday activities like digging a vegetable patch, building a house...